Recycle old electronics

12/13/2013, 6 a.m.

Residents and businesses can properly dispose of unwanted computers and other electronic devices at a Dec. 14 recycling event in Decatur.

The 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. event in the parking lot of the LA Fitness on Covington Highway is presented by the Lithonia Chamber of Commerce in partnership with IMS Electronics.

Most home electronics, including computers, televisions, monitors, printers, fax machines, small household appliances, and cell phones, will be accepted free of charge.

There will be a charge for CRT monitors, televisions and projection or wooden console and plasma TVs.

Excluded items include stoves, freezers, refrigerators, washers and dryers; incandescent or fluorescent bulbs and fixtures; biohazards and hazardous waste; freon or liquids of any type; smoke detectors; radioactive materials; and batteries.

Visit www.imselectronics.com/electronics-recycling/accepted

-materials for a list of acceptable items.